Ethiopia
Castel buys out Diageo to strengthen its position against Heineken

Two Castel production plants are under threat from the conflict in Tigray. Through its acquisition of Meta Abo Breweries, however, the French brewer has secured fresh production capacity, away from the fighting, and gained market share as it battles with its main competitor, Heineken. [...]
Published on 27.01.2022 at 05:00 GMT Reading time 2 minutes

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